|Kenneth Starr, via Daily Beast (check out the story!).|
Whatasks Monsignor Ross Douthat, Apostolic Nuncio to 42nd Street,
if Ken Starr Was Right?
Wait, right about what? On why Congress ought to impeach Clinton?
In this case, the President made and caused to be made false statements to the American people about his relationship with Ms. Lewinsky. He also made false statements about whether he had lied under oath or otherwise obstructed justice in his civil case. By publicly and emphatically stating in January 1998 that "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" and these "allegations are false," the President also effectively delayed a possible congressional inquiry, and then he further delayed it by asserting Executive Privilege and refusing to testify for six months during the Independent Counsel investigation. This represents substantial and credible information that may constitute grounds for an impeachment.No, Ross thinks he should have been impeached for not resigning: